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Cut & Paste Your Way to Inspiration with Collages

by Chris Mandeville   Arts and crafts, anyone? Get out your old magazines, some scissors and glue, and a poster board because—believe it or not—creating a collage can serve as a powerful writing tool. Just ask award-winning bestseller Barbara Samuel (who also writes as Barbara O’Neal): “Collaging gives me a way to brainstorm without words, to find the mood and

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 83 – RT Booklovers Conference Part 2

  This episode continues from where episode 82 left off with KWL’s recent live interviews with attendees from RT Booklovers Convention in Atlanta, Georgia in early May 2017. RT (Romantic Times) Booklovers brings more than 3,500 fans and between 600 to 800 authors together for a celebration of the romance genre. Mark Lefebvre, Director of Kobo Writing Life, interviewed authors

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Overcome Your Writer’s Block: Key Strategies On Pushing Past Your Mental Brick Wall

Writing can be a difficult and trying task even for the most seasoned of writers. At some point or another it’s inevitable that you’ll “hit the wall” and suffer from the dreaded curse of writer’s block. However, there’s no reason that your bout with writer’s block should spell disaster because there are some strategies that can help you push past

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 82 – RT Booklovers Conference Part 1

  KWL was recently in Atlanta, Georgia attending RT Booklovers Convention. Considered the Book Lover Event of the year, RT (Romantic Times) Booklovers brings more than 3,500 fans and between 600 to 800 authors together for a celebration of romance novels. Mark Lefebvre, Director of Kobo Writing Life, was on site interviewing authors and industry folks about various topics on

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The Smarter Artist Summit: A Conference for Smarter Introverts

by Mark Lefebvre We all know that, potentially in the same way that writers and coffee/caffeine seem to be a natural fit, there’s a highly likely chance that those whose default state is the special delight that comes with being secluded with nothing but a pen and paper in hand or perhaps hunkered over a keyboard, can be somewhat introverted.

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